List of most ancient cities in the World



This list features ancient cities with their exact locations on the map. Each ancient city in this list is provided with its exact coordinates, an image and a short description of its history. On our pages you'll find the most famous places in the World, with exact maps and coordinates.
  • Afrin
    The city of Afrin is located in north-west Syria.
  • Aleppo
    Aleppo AKA Khaleb is located in the northwestern part of Syria.
  • Alhambra
    The Alhambra complex is located in the city of Granada, southern Spain.
  • Babylon
    The remains of the ancient city of Babylon are located near the city of Hillah in Iraq, about 40 miles south to Baghdad.
  • Bethlehem
    Bethlehem is located in Palestine/Israel, 5 miles south to Jerusalem.
  • Brussels
    Brussels is located in Western Europe.
  • Cahokia
    The historic site of Cahokia Mounds is located in southern Illinois just near St.
  • Chichen Itza
    Chichen Itza ancient city is located in the state of Yucat√°n, eastern Mexico.
  • Fallujah
    The city of Al-Fallujah is located in central Iraq, only 35 miles west to Baghdad.
  • Jericho
    The city of Jericho is located in the Middle East, in the Palestinian territories, some 16 miles east to Jerusalem.
  • Kirkuk
    The city of Kirkuk is located in the northern part of Iraq, known as the Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • Kotor
    Kotor is an ancient city located in the southern part of Montenegro, on the coasts of Kotor Bay.
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu is located in Peru, in a faraway mountain region.
  • Mecca
    Mecca is located in Saudi Arabia, in a dry desert.
  • Mosul
    Mosul is located in northern Iraq.
  • Newgrange
    The prehistoric Newgrange monument is located in eastern Ireland, in County Meath.
  • Palmyra
    Palmyra AKA Tadmor, is located in the center of modern Syria, north-east to Damascus.
  • Petra
    The ancient city of Petra is located in Jordan, in its southern province of Ma'an, not far away from the Israeli border.
  • Raqqa
    The city of Raqqa (or Ar-Raqqah) is located in North Syria.
  • Rethimno
    Rethimno is located in the northern part of Crete - a Greek island in the Mediterranean sea.
  • Teheran
    Teheran is located in the northern part of Iran, on a beautiful mountain slope.
  • The Colosseum
    The Colosseum (sometimes also called Coliseum) is located in Rome, Italy, in the historical center of the city.
  • The Kremlin
    The Kremlin is located between the Red Square and the Moskva river, at the very center of Moscow, Russian Federation.
  • The Wailing Wall
    The Wailing Wall (The Western Wall or ha-Kotel) is located in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • Vatican City
    The Vatican City is located within Rome, the capital city of Italy.
  • Wuhan
    The city of Wuhan is located in central China, some 700 kilometres west to Shanghai.






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